American political caricatures [1798-1840]

Collection Data

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1798 - 1840
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection
Shelf locator: MEZYRS
United States -- History
Content: Printmakers include Edward Williams Clay, Anthony Imbert and David Claypoole Johnston.
Content: Title devised by cataloger.
Content: Caricatures on topics including the Bank of the United States, the Jef1fersonian Embargo, Nullification and westward expansion. Individuals portrayed include John Quincy Adams, Nicholas Biddle, John Binns, John Calhoun, Henry Clay, Andrew Jackson, Thomas Jefferson, Thomas Paine, Nathaniel P. Tallmadge, Martin Van Buren, Daniel Webster and the fictitious characters Jack Downing and Santa Claus.
Content: Restricted access; Pforzheimer Collection; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Content: Forms part of Caricature Collection.
Physical Description
Extent: 16 prints : etching, engraving, lithograph, wood cut, some col. ; 34.5 x 42.4 cm. or smaller.
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16513339
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6de345b0-c605-012f-c0b3-58d385a7bc34
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